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Hillary Clinton Comments on Humans of New York Post About Gay Teen 

On Friday, the popular Facebook page Humans of New York posted an interview with a gay teen who spoke candidly about his fears (for unknown reasons, the post was later removed by Facebook and eventually reposted). Like nearly everything HONY posts, it was practically made to go viral and despite early problems with… » 7/04/15 11:15am 7/04/15 11:15am

Justin Timberlake 'Flexin' on Father's Day 


Justin Timberlake celebrated Father’s Day with his new son Silas, an adorable child who, with that name, is destined to grow up to be a nineteenth-century villain (truly, not even Charles Dickens could have picked a better name than Silas Timberlake). “FLEXIN’ on Father’s Day,” Timberlake captioned the photo. Perhaps… » 6/21/15 2:15pm 6/21/15 2:15pm

What the Heck Is Going on With Instagram and Soundcloud Right Now?

Some questions: Why does SoundCloud, sweet cloudpunk tweenrave trap-remix oasis, have ads all up in my ear now? Why does Instagram have a “@music” channel and a @music editor and a plan to roll out @music longform Instagrams and a goddamn Monthly Hashtag Project? This is going to be an anti-explainer, because there is… » 4/29/15 5:50pm 4/29/15 5:50pm

This Kid Just Died [VIDEO]: Grief Porn Enters the Facebook Era

Right now, in a place you've never visited, a person you'll never know is dying. If he's dying in a particularly devastating way—and, more importantly, if he is leaving behind shareable content—it is possible that millions of strangers will mourn his or her death tomorrow. Why? » 11/21/14 1:31pm 11/21/14 1:31pm

The 20 Best Movies Disappearing From Netflix Tomorrow

When the clock strikes its last midnight in 2013—or somewhere around there, anyway—dozens of movies will disappear from Netflix streaming. Fortunately, you've still got some time to churn through the ones you'll miss the most. Here's a list of the very best of the movies that'll be gone in 2014. » 12/27/13 10:29am 12/27/13 10:29am